The Iraq war in pictures

Published On: Mar 18 2013 02:08:23 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 08 2014 08:59:30 AM CDT

Look back at more than a decade of war in Iraq, which is now once again the target of U.S. airstrikes.

Iraq War - Shock and Awe
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In an operation dubbed "Shock and Awe," smoke billowed from a presidential palace compound in Baghdad during air strikes on March 21, 2003. Large explosions shook Baghdad during a night of blistering air strikes, as U.S. and British ground forces advancing across southern Iraq battled for hours for control of a strategic airfield.

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